Tidal surges that closed State highway 1 (SH1) on the Kaikoura Coast this afternoon, has prompted the Transport Agency to close the road at 11pm tonight from Kererengu North of Kaikoura and Oaro South of Kaikoura, depending on conditions it’s hoped to reopen the road at 2am.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to be extra cautious, and farmers to make safety a top priority when moving livestock on the roads on Gypsy Day which falls on June 1, a period when many dairy herds are moved between farms in the region.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that work is beginning this weekend to improve the bumpy road surface at Bridge Street on SH1/SH3 through Bulls, and make it easier and safer to cross the road.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 29 May. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.